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About Brigham Young University (BYU)

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Student Population Number of Students attending College




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Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Brigham Young University is a private for-profit research university which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The University lays its main stress to the undergraduate students with a total of 179 majors associated with it. The university also has 62 masters and 26 doctoral programs for its students as of now. Along with the main campus, it also comes with two satellite campuses located at Jerusalem and Salt Lake City.

Apart from the academics, the university follows a very disciplinary honour code for its students. Along with teaching standards, the students are also given education about honesty, adherence and the grooming standards, no consumption of illegal drugs or any type of tobacco, etc. Also, from the recent data, it is seen that about 99% of the students who study here are a part of the Latter-day Saints Church.

Along with academics, the Brigham Young University curriculum includes various kinds of religious education, various courses in Bible, doctrine, and history as well. Brigham Young University is also known to sponsor various weekly devotional assemblies where the speaker mainly focuses on religious teachings. Also, it should be kept in mind that despite being a private university, Brigham Young University is much less expensive as compared to the other similar private universities.

The University also has a good sports record where the University athletic teams compete in Division1 of the NCAA and the team is known as Cougars. The university football team also participates in Division 1 as well. Brigham University athletic teams have won a total of 9 NCAA national championships up to now.

The main campus of Brigham University has an area of 560 acres and includes a total of 295 buildings inside the main campus. Some of the most mesmerizing buildings of the main campus include museums, student housing buildings, etc.

Brigham University is accredited by the same governing body which controls most of the Western Universities of the United States that is the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Location & Contact


Main Campus


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Phone: 8014224636
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The rankings of Brigham University are quite good as compared to the other similar private universities.

 The rankings are given as: 

  • 1st rank in Provo.
  • A rank of 83 in the United States.
  • A rank of 130 in the entire world which makes it in the top 1% universities in the world.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Dec

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1190 - 1420

ACT Range

26 - 31

Application Fee



Considered but not required

High School GPA


Accept Common App


The acceptance rate of Brigham Young University is about 52% where the acceptance rate of boys is about 51% and the acceptance rate of girls is about 53%. Brigham Young University has a total of 6,738 students among which 2,875 are boys and about 3,863 are girls. The total number of enrolled undergraduates in the University is about 5,440 among which 2,390 are boys and about 3,050 are girls. The annual graduation rate of the University is about 83% with a graduation rate of 84% for boys and a graduation rate of 82% for girls.

The eligibility criteria for taking admission to Brigham Young University are mentioned as follows:

  • Secondary school GPA.
  • Secondary School record.
  • Recommendations if any.
  • Standard test scores such as SAT and ACT.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


Average Annual Cost


Books And Supplies


Other Fees


Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Although being a private university, the tuition fees of Brigham Young University is very less as compared to the other private universities. The annual cost of attendance at the university is about $18,370. The tuition fees for full-time undergraduates are about $5,460. Also, the tuition fees for full-time graduates is about $6,880. All the fees that are mentioned above are the same for both in-state and out-state students as well. It should also be noted that the student also has to pay for the housing and the room expenses during the stay of the student at the University. The student also has to pay for the book supplies that will be required during the tenure of the course as well. Other miscellaneous expenses such as traveling cost, cafeteria cost, etc needs to be paid by the student.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

352 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

289 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

255 Graduates

Psychology, General

233 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

215 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

211 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

186 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

173 Graduates

Public Health

169 Graduates


155 Graduates

Computer Science

149 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

145 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

139 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

135 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

132 Graduates

Political Science and Government

118 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

111 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

110 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

109 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

109 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

105 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

102 Graduates


102 Graduates


101 Graduates


97 Graduates


97 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

93 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

90 Graduates

Area Studies

88 Graduates


88 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

80 Graduates

Civil Engineering

79 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

74 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

68 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

65 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

65 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

61 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

58 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

51 Graduates


50 Graduates

Computer Engineering

47 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

46 Graduates

Manufacturing Engineering

45 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

41 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

41 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

40 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

38 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

37 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

36 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

36 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

35 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

35 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

35 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

34 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

33 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

33 Graduates

Construction Management

33 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

33 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

31 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

31 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

31 Graduates


30 Graduates


29 Graduates

Graphic Communications

27 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

24 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

24 Graduates


24 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

22 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

21 Graduates


21 Graduates


21 Graduates

Soil Sciences

21 Graduates

Housing and Human Environments

20 Graduates


18 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

18 Graduates


12 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

12 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

12 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

11 Graduates


8 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

8 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

8 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

5 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

4 Graduates

Biology, General

1 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

1 Graduates

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fit...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




82% White

1% Unknown

1% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

3% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,915 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 75% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $100/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

blue, white, and tan

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary


Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country



Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Sports Team (Women)


Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country





Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,766 per year for living on campus. Brigham Young University-Provo offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 50% male and 50% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$59 - 163

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


In Brigham Young University, about 52% of the fresh students get some sort of financial assistance in the form of scholarships and grants. About 47% of the new students that get admitted to the University get offered some sort of scholarships where each student is awarded about $4,040 annually under the scheme of financial aid where the students are required to fill the federal school code form and get selected for the same.

A total of 15% of the fresh students get awarded federal grants where each student gets about $4,105 annually. The University also offers financial aid to the students based on their family income as well. The students are also offered various kinds of financial assistance based on the family income of the students. It is taken into serious consideration that every student must be able to pursue his/her degree without paying any heed to the fees for the course.

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